Agriculture & Natural Resources

Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Sessions

Upcoming Nutrient Management Certification Sessions

If you apply nutrients to 10 or more acres of land or have 8 or more animal units (an animal unit is equal to 1000 lbs of live weight) you need to be certified through the Nutrient Management Program.

The following is a brief summary of your certification needs:

  • Sessions should be taken in order.  For example, you should attend Session I before attending Session II. 
  • Poultry growers that do not land-apply nutrients (manure or fertilizer) will need to attend Session I and Session II.
  • Grain or vegetable producers that apply nutrients to crops will need to attend Session I, Session II and Session III.
  • Golf course personnel that apply nutrients only to their employer’s course need to attend Session I, Session II and Session III.
  • Lawn care company personnel that apply nutrients to clients lawns need to attend Session I, Session II, Session III and Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler
  • Livestock owners (cattle, horses and sheep) who do not land apply manure need to attend Session I and Session II

 

The University of Delaware will offer the following Nutrient Management certification sessions. 

Agriculture Sessions

Session I Location
June 30, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
June 30, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session II Location
July 7, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
July 7, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session III Location
July 14, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
July 14, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler Location
CANCELLED

July 21, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CANCELLED

University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Nutrient Consultant Location
July 21, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Exams Location
August 4, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
August 4, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901

Horticulture Sessions

Session I Location
November 30, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                              69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session II Location
November 30, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                                69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session III Location
December 7, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon University of Delaware Paradee Center                               69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler Location
December 7, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                              69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Commercial Nutrient Handler Exam Location
December 14, 2016 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. University of Delaware Paradee Center                                  69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901

You will NOT be able receive continuing education credits by attending these sessions.

To register for the certification sessions please contact the Kent County Cooperative Extension Office at (302)730-4000.

Directions

Below are  directions to locations where Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Sessions are frequently held.

Delaware Department of Agriculture

Kent County Cooperative Extension Office